Trax featured Etta James, Salsoul Orchestra, James Brown, Dj Spen & The MuthaFunkaz

Silent Night  –  Etta James (Named Jamesetta Hawkins and she was discovered Johnny Otis who changed her professional name – he also  included his touring review … she was later recorded for Modern, Kent & Chess Records)

God rest ye merry gentlemen  –  Salsoul Orchestra (After the success of ‘Christmas Jollies’ – Salsoul decided it would be appropiate to for a second Christmas album … with Patrick Adams at the helm using his various musical associates)

Santa Claus go straight to the Ghetto  –  James Brown (From the album ‘A Soulful Christmas’ – with “Soul Brother No.1” James Brown dressed up on the album cover as Santa … written by Pee Wee Ellis, Hank Ballard & Charles Bobbit)

Our First Christmas  –  Dj Spen and The MuthaFunkaz  (Released on the Japan’s “Grand Gallery presents Christmas Time” compilation cd – Sean Spencer was part of ‘The Basement Boys’ before forming the Baltimore based “The MuthaFunkaz” – a Gospel-House loosely based vocal group)

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